Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda
The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald
Publication Date: April 1, 2002
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Through his alcoholism and her mental illness, his career lows and her institutional confinement, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for over twenty-two years. Now, for the first time, we have the story of their love in the couple's own letters. Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda consists of more than 75 percent previously unpublished or out-of-print letters as well as extensive narrative on the Fitzgeralds' marriage by Fitzgerald scholars Jackson R. Bryer and Cathy W. Barks. Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda features black-and-white and color photographs, and a candid introduction by Eleanor Lanahan, the Fitzgeralds' granddaughter.
Jackson R. Bryer is a professor at the Universary of Maryland. He has edited the Fitzgerald-Perkins correspondence and Selected Letters of Eugene O'Neill.
Cathy W. Barks teaches American literature at the University of Maryland.